Air Force Spec Ops Ospreys make unscheduled landing on southern Japanese island

A CV-22 Osprey sits on a flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 20, 2018. The CV-22's mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Yates) TOKYO — A pair of Air Force CV-22 Ospreys made an unscheduled landing [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Military|0 Comments

Airmen awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal after saving a co-worker’s life

Two Airmen relied on their medical training to save a co-workers life after a piece of steak was lodged in his throat at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in May. Staff Sergeants Kerrine Leguin and Joshua Bevins of the 711th Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory were awarded the Air Force Achievement [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

USAF asking retired officers under age of 50 to return to service to alleviate shortages

Air battle manager students assigned to the 337th Air Control Squadron accomplish a task April 18, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Smallwood) Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Zoosk takes measures to protect military members, preventing romance scams

An airman embraces his wife at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2017. (Ohio Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Rachel Simones) Let’s face it: dating is hard, especially if you’re in the military. Even if you’re not currently serving, finding the time to even “get out there” seems [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Dyess AFB wing commander removed for creating ‘toxic environment’

Colonel David Owens (USAF) The commander of the 317th Airlift Wing has been relieved of his command after an investigation revealed he created a hostile and toxic work environment. Colonel David Owens was relieved “due to the creation of an unhealthy work environment that impacted the commander’s ability to lead effectively,” according to [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Mike Silva: Poster Child for the Air Force’s Corrupt Court System

News came on April 24th that the Air Force had decided to drop all remaining charges against MSgt. Mike Silva, at long last drawing the curtain on a shameful saga of injustice and corruption. For Silva, it was an outcome he'd dreamt about for years while locked away in a jail cell, his life and [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

USAF looking for ways to retain women, more than 60% leave before ten years

U.S. Air Force Airmen stand at attention during a retreat ceremony Mar. 30, 2018, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. An all-female formation was coordinated in honor of Women’s History Month, which brings attention to the accomplishments and achievements of women throughout history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony) The US [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments